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Italian 17th Century Receding Frame

L8002
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        About

        Italy was the center of frame making during the Renaissance and Italian frames came to be known for their fine craftsmanship and artistic beauty. The first frames were made for use in a religious context and tabernacle or aedicular frames were created for altarpieces. Molding frames were introduced for secular purposes in the 15th century and marked the beginning of framing as we know it today. The design of the cassetta, or “little box” frame, comprised of a flat panel or frieze with applied raised inner and outer moldings, would continue to be used throughout frame history.

        Combed– A mid- 20th century technique used on modernist style frames done by pulling a comb through wet gesso to create a pattern of groves usually perpendicular to the molding.

        Details

        Century
        17th Century
        Country
        Italian
        Ornament
        Combed, Receding

        Size

        Frame Width
        4
        Sight Width
        18.5
        Sight Height
        20.125

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          Italian 17th Century Receding Frame